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Patch 4.12.0

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[e][h]Patch 4.12.0
Patch Information
NA Release Date:
09 June 2020
EU Release Date:
09 June 2020
KOR Release Date:
10 June 2020
  • General
  • Versus Balance
  • Bug Fixes


  • War Chest VI added in preparation for its global launch on 11 June 2020.
    • Gain access to over 100 new items including army-wide skins, sprays, emoticons, exclusive portraits, and a Co-op XP boost.
    • Purchasing the War Chest Complete Bundle grants you a special random race Broken World banner in StarCraft II, plus a Tal’darim Probe Pet in Diablo III, a Hearthstone Classic Card Pack, and a Heroes of the Storm rare Loot Chest.
    • Purchasing any War Chest Skin Bundle will grant an immediate access to Ranked play.
    • Players will be able to unlock free rewards, including classic StarCraft: Remastered skins for Command Center, Hatchery, and Nexus.
  • 2020 Ladder Season 2 has started with Patch 4.12.0. Learn more about the Season 2 Ladder maps in our blog.

Versus Balance[edit]

  • Widow Mine
    • Drilling Claws upgrade no longer grants burrowed Widow Mines invisibility while reloading. Instead, the existence of an Armory will grant burrowed Widow Mines invisibility while reloading.
    • The red laser attachment for Widow Mines will now communicate the existence of an Armory instead of the completion of the Drilling Claws upgrade.
  • Queen
    • Anti-air weapon range decreased from 8 to 7.
  • Baneling
    • Weapon damage changed from 20 (+15 vs light) to 18 (+17 vs light).
  • Infestor
    • Microbial Shroud no longer requires an upgrade.
  • Creep Tumor
    • "Armored" attribute removed.
    • "Light" attribute added.
  • Nexus
    • New ability: "Battery Overcharge"
      • Effect: Overcharges a target Shield Battery near a Nexus, increasing its shield restoration rate by 100% and allowing it to restore shields without consuming energy for 14 seconds.
      • Cost: 50 Energy
      • Cooldown: 60 seconds (shared by all Nexuses)
      • Range: Unlimited (the target Battery must be within range 8 of any friendly Nexus)
  • Oracle
    • Revelation energy cost decreased from 50 to 25.
    • Revelation cooldown increased from 2 seconds to 10 seconds.
    • Revelation duration decreased from 30 seconds to 15 seconds.

Bug Fixes[edit]

Co-op Missions[edit]

  • General
    • Fixed an issue where Brutal+ and - players are able to queue for Weekly Mutations on Brutal+1 difficulty.
  • Commanders
    • Mengsk
      • The Emperor's Shadow's EMP Blast now properly drain all energy on Battlecruisers and Hybrid Dominators.


  • General
    • Fixed an issue where a Rich Vespene Geyser would show up as two Vespene Geysers in the production tab while observing a match.
    • Fixed an issue where a Spore Crawler's footprint incorrectly appeared in the editor.
    • Fixed an issue where the Shield Battery's shadow was visible while the structure was cloaked.
    • Fixed an issue where hallucinations were dealing damage to targets affected by the Raven's Anti-Armor missile.
    • Fixed an issue where you can see the enemy Adept's Shade complete in the fog of war.
    • The Widow Mine's Concealment button was updated with new art.
    • Fixed an issue where a Battery Overcharged Shield Battery would not auto-cast if it had too low energy.
    • The Shield Battery's pre-placement image will now change colors when it's within range of a Nexus for the Battery Overcharge ability.
    • Fixed an issue where the morphing creep tumor’s attribute was armored instead of light.
    • Fixed an issue where players could no longer earn the Infested Terror achievement.

  • Maps
    • Flashback LE
      • Setup team placement locations for 1v1 and 2v2 matches.
    • Ice and Chrome LE
      • Fixed an issue where the map info screenshot was displaying doodad selection arrows.
    • Pillars of Gold LE
      • Removed shrub vision from certain areas on the map.
    • Purity and Industry LE
      • Removed "disallow creep" in areas that were unintended.
      • Fixed an issue where the pathing did not match the terrain in a certain area.
      • Fixed an issue where a Reaper could jump into an unintended area.
    • Zen LE
      • Updated doodads on the map to improve visibility for burrowed Widow Mines in certain areas.

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